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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Sat, Feb 23 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Wheaton Public Library (3S)

Mon, Feb 25 7:00 PM

Wheaton Public Library

225 N. Cross Street | Meeting Room A Wheaton, IL 60187

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Mon, Mar 4 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Room A & B Naperville, IL 60564

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Oak Park (3S)

Thu, Mar 7 7:00 PM

Percy Julian Middle School - Commons

416 S. Ridgeland | Oak Park, IL 60302

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - York High School (3S)

Mon, Mar 11 7:00 PM

York High School

Forum Room A294 | Elmhurst, IL 60126

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The College Admissions Game: Are You Ready? Test Prep & College Planning Strategies for Red Devil Basketball Families (Private event) (3S)

Tue, Mar 12 6:30 PM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Sat, Mar 16 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Hinsdale Public Library (3S)

Mon, Mar 18 7:00 PM

Hinsdale Public Library

20 E. Maple | Lower Level Meeting Room Hinsdale, IL 60521

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Northbrook Public Library (3S)

Thu, Mar 21 7:00 PM

Northbrook Public Library

1201 Cedar Lane | Pollak Room A&B Northbrook, IL 60062

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CHMS/The Top 10 Things Every Middle School Parent Should Know About Planning for College (3S)

Wed, Apr 10 1:30 PM

Clarendon Hills Middle School

301 Chicago Avenue | Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S)

Mon, Jul 15 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 W. Jefferson | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Lisle Public Library (3S)

Thu, Jul 18 6:30 PM

Lisle Public Library

777 Front Street | Meeting Room A Lisle, IL 60532

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Tue, Aug 27 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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